Tag Archives: return to play

Episode 105: Do psychological factors affect return from ACL surgery?

Do fear of reinjury and other psychological factors affect return to sports after ACL surgery? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel, and Creekside High School De’Antre Turman. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 83: What medical supplies should be available to athletic trainers at sporting events?

What basic supplies should athletic trainers have available in a training room and on the field at sporting events? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez, St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte, New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum, New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, and women’s tennis star Venus Williams. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 82: Should football players be allowed to play in more than one game per week?

Is it safe for football players to play in more than one game per week? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly, and women’s tennis player Sam Stosur. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 74: Is artificial turf safer for football players than natural grass?

Newer-generation artificial turf surfaces are thought to provide more consistent surfaces for football, but does it lead to fewer football injuries? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, New York Knicks F Rasheed Wallace, New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez, and New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 72: Do Olympic athletes live longer than the rest of us?

Do Olympic athletes live longer than the general population, and do athletes in certain sports or events have improved or worsened life expectancies? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of former USC lineman Armond Armstead, Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose, Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis, Barcelona defender Eric Abidal, and Creighton University G Josh Jones. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

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